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Seven 20th C. cast-iron bookends depicting Greek temple facades, each with six Doric columns, blank pediment, and tiered steps, including three similar pairs and one single, all with bronzed finish

Seven 20th C. cast-iron bookends depicting Greek temple facades, each with six Doric columns, blank pediment, and tiered steps, including three similar pairs and one single, all with bronzed finish

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A gilt-bronze figure of Britannia century seated upon a cushion with…

An exquisite & very delicate 17 century italian candlestick-obelisk type in the shape of a trajan column with gorgeous blue & white details.

An exquisite & very delicate 17 century italian candlestick-obelisk type in the shape of a trajan column with gorgeous blue & white details.

Antique Roman Pillar Bookends of Bronze and Black Marble  Beautiful Bronze Roman pillar bookends with wood and black marble, circa 19th century.

Antique Roman Pillar Bookends of Bronze and Black Marble Beautiful Bronze Roman pillar bookends with wood and black marble, circa century.

Souvenirs of The Grand Tour... with among others, an Italian carved ...

Souvenirs of The Grand Tour. with among others, an Italian carved red marble model of the Obelisk of Contantine After the Egyptian Antique in the Piazza San Giovanni in Laterano, Rome, century

Stunning Classical Architectural coffee table with Doric columns. (22"H x 44"L x 30" W). Shagreen Art by Laszlo Sallay.

Stunning Classical Architectural coffee table with Doric columns. Shagreen Art by Laszlo Sallay.

A patinated bronze obelisk, 19th century representing the obelisk of Luxor, Place de la Concorde in Paris, on a square black marble base H 31cm

A patinated bronze obelisk, century representing the obelisk of Luxor, Place de la Concorde in Paris, on a square black marble base H

Solar Obelisk & Lateran Obelisk - Rome - Nero Marble - 35 1/2" x 30" High - Circa 1870

Solar Obelisk & Lateran Obelisk - Rome - Nero Marble - 35 x High - Circa 1870

A 19th century patinated bronze model of Vendome's Column on slate base - Dim: 7.5 x 3 inches ; and also a bronze model of the Vatican Obelisk - Dim: 5.75 x 1.75 inches.

A century patinated bronze model of Vendome's Column on slate base - Dim: x 3 inches ; and also a bronze model of the Vatican Obelisk - Dim: x inches.

A matching group of three Rosso Antico `Grand Tour' marble models of ruins, Italian 19th century - Sotheby's

A matching group of three Rosso Antico `Grand Tour' marble models of ruins, Italian century - Sotheby's

A copper finished metal replica of an ancient Greek temple on a marble base. This souvenir building that looks like the Parthenon is actually the Thesium, also known as the Temple of Hephaestus, one of the best preserved ancient temples in Athens, Greece. Its front and back has six Doric columns, opposed to the eight on the Parthenon. This souvenir building measures 3.25" tall on a 5.75" by 3.25" white marble base, and weighs just over 2 lbs. Rather well detailed, from the tiled roof !

A copper finished metal replica of an ancient Greek temple on a marble base. This souvenir building that looks like the Parthenon is actually the Thesium, also known as the Temple of Hephaestus, one of the best preserved ancient temples in Athens, Greece.

A small mid 19th Century well-cast bronze & ormolu Model of the Arc de Triomphe, having lift-up lid raised on oval black marble platform plinth base.  Circa: 1860

A small mid Century well-cast bronze & ormolu Model of the Arc de Triomphe, having lift-up lid raised on oval black marble platform plinth base.

Best Quality Souvenirs of The Grand Tour for the XVIII & early XIXth century Elite of Europe...These are the quality objects... they longed to bring back home... In the 18th and early 19th century, wealthy young Englishmen embarked to the Continent on lengthy travels, known as the Grand Tour. The voyage could last months or even years, and was ostensibly meant to round out one’s education, which still emphasized a strong knowledge of classical arts, architecture, languages, history…

Best Quality Souvenirs of The Grand Tour for the XVIII & early XIXth century…

ANCIENT ROMAN ARCH OF SERGIUS CAST IRON BOOKENDS VINTAGE METAL SOUVENIR BUILDING

ANCIENT ROMAN ARCH OF SERGIUS CAST IRON BOOKENDS VINTAGE METAL SOUVENIR BUILDING

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